Average age of those hospitalized for COVID falls dramatically

By , Daily Memphian Updated: April 27, 2021 8:37 PM CT | Published: April 27, 2021 4:00 AM CT

Most people currently hospitalized for coronavirus in Memphis are 30-55 years old and many have no underlying health conditions — a big shift from late March when the average patient’s age was mid-70s.

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Jane Roberts

Jane Roberts

Longtime journalist Jane Roberts is a Minnesotan by birth and a Memphian by choice. She's lived and reported in the city more than two decades. She covers healthcare and higher education for The Daily Memphian.


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